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Day: August 29, 1999

SoftBook Press Introduces Enhanced SoftBook Reader & Word Import

SoftBook Press, Inc. announced an enhanced version of its SoftBook Reader. Designed specifically to meet the demanding needs of business users, this enhanced and SoftBook Reader includes significant new functionality such as Ethernet connectivity, increased storage capacity for lengthy corporate documents, and compliance with the public draft of the Open eBook specification. Available in Q4 1999, the Enterprise SoftBook Reader with Ethernet is priced at $699.95 with up to 10,000 pages of storage capacity (16 MB). Higher storage capacities are also available. SoftBook also announced Personal Publisher, a software tool for both Windows and Macintosh platforms that enables users to take their existing Microsoft Word documents and save them as files for reading on a SoftBook Reader. These files, SoftBook Editions, are fully-compliant with the public draft of the Open eBook specification. www.softbook.com

Scott Kadlec Joins MesaView, Inc. Board

MesaView, Inc.announced the newest member of its Board of Directors, Scott Kadlec, former President of PC DOCS Inc. and Vice Chairman of PC DOCS Group International. Mr. Kadlec co-founded CMS Data Corporation a successful software developer of financial software for the legal market, in 1979. In 1990 he founded PC DOCS Inc., developer of the world’s most widely used document management software. PC DOCS Inc. was part of PC DOCS Group International Inc., which was a publicly traded company that was recently sold for approximately $200 million. Mr. Kadlec recently retired from his position as the Vice-Chairman of PC DOCS Group International Inc. Mr. Kadlec holds a Ph.D. from Florida St. University. www.mesaview.com

Worldweb.Net Introduces Quark Interface & Appointments

Worldweb.net of Alexandria, Virginia announced the introduction of its QuarkXPress Xtension, an optional feature set for Expressroom 6.0 that enables real-time Web publishing directly from QuarkXPress and an Expressroom Internet publication so professional Web and print publishers can reduce redundant processes, improve efficiency, streamline workflow and maintain greater control over their Internet content. The Expressroom 6.0 QuarkXtension is scheduled for release in the fourth quarter of 1999. Worldweb.net of Alexandria, Virginia also announced the appointment of Jay Greenwald as Chief Operations Officer, and the appointment of Heidi Heiden to the company’s Board of Directors. www.worldweb.net

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